Sanford Diamonds to host SD’s Little League State Tournament

May 30, 2023

Kristen Beat
Sanford Health Media Relations
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– The Sanford Sports Complex will host South Dakota’s District 1 State Little League Tournament July 20-23. Winners of the state tournament will advance to the Midwest Regional Tournament in Whitestown, Indiana, with a chance to compete in the Little League Baseball® World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

“Little League and baseball are synonymous with summer,” said Mike Gorsett, president of Sioux Falls Little League. “We look forward to a competitive tournament, and we’re grateful the Sanford Diamonds has everything families need within walking distance. The Sanford Diamonds will be a wonderful host venue for the state tournament.”

“We’re pleased to welcome South Dakota’s Little League players and their families to the Sanford Diamonds,” said Steve Young, president of Sanford Sports. “The Sanford Sports Complex caters to creating an incredible environment for tournament play and a memorable experience for athletes and families.”

“South Dakota Little League Baseball is thrilled to have our 2023 Little League State Tournament hosted at the Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls,” said Travis Eastman, South Dakota Little League District 1 Director. “The four teams that will earn a trip to the Little League State Tournament are going to be super excited to be competing and playing at the Sanford Sports Complex to earn a trip to the Midwest Regional Tournament and have a chance to advance to play at the Little League World Series.”

Sanford Sports’ new baseball diamonds opened in May 2023, consisting of 10 outdoor FieldTurf playing fields with lights, scoreboards and live-streaming cameras. They offer top-notch, family-friendly facilities that promote competitive play and good sportsmanship.

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About Sanford Sports
Sanford Sports is the modern athletics arm of Sanford Health, the premier rural health system in the United States. Rooted in science and health care, Sanford Sports offers a combination of programs, services, events, facilities and partnerships intended to make active lifestyles accessible and rewarding for people of all ages and abilities. Based on the 500-acre Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Sanford Sports has been changing the way athletes play for 25 years. With operations in four states, more than one million athletes use Sanford Sports facilities each year. Visit for more information.